Review: Final Fantasy XIII-2

As I write this, I’m 32,000 feet in the air over the Pacific, 7 hours in to a 14-hour flight from Washington D.C. to Tokyo. I’m bored, hungry, and my eyes have desiccated to the point where my contact lenses would be more comfortable if I replaced them with Wheat Thins. Also, there’s some sort…

Criticism, Video Games, and the Quest for More Data

Being graded is generally not a fun experience. If as a student you’ve ever done an art project or written an English paper, then you’ve probably had the experience of having one of your creative efforts dissected, examined, and then branded with an arbitrary alphanumeric grade. If your experience was like mine, a wholly subjective expression of…